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by Nick Lake, Benjamin L. Darcie
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Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 4 years ago
I always seem to have the same problem with duel-narrative books. I like one storyline more than the other. In Darkness is about a teenage gang member nicknamed Shorty. After he is shot in the arm, he’s taken to a hospital, but an earthquake causes the hospital to collapse on top of him. While tra...
Emily May (The Book Geek)
Emily May (The Book Geek) rated it 7 years ago
“This is a work of fiction. That said, much in it is true. If you were hoping that some of the more unpleasant things you have just read were made up, then I apologise.” - Nick Lake, Author's Note1791-1804Toussaint L'ouverture turned his dreams of creating an independent, free black state into reali...
popsiclesinbed
popsiclesinbed rated it 7 years ago
I'm not really sure the two perspectives worked for me. I much preferred the contemporary perspective and started to just march through the historical.
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 8 years ago
Powerful, gripping, haunting, and quite remarkable. This is a novel that has to be revisited multiple times to fully appreciate its richness and complexity.
Books With Bite
Books With Bite rated it 8 years ago
Review coming soon!
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